Who should not take Lithium Carbonate?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • pregnancy
  • myasthenia gravis
  • a skeletal muscle disorder
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • decreased kidney function
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • excess urination
  • serotonin syndrome
  • a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • high amount of calcium in the blood
  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • organic mental disorder
  • very serious loss of body water
  • diabetes insipidus
  • a bad infection
  • Brugada syndrome


  • Lithium Analogues

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